Energy Education

Dallas, Texas

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Service and Product Provider

Energy Education

Energy Education develops comprehensive, behavior-driven programs to improve the energy performance of K-12 school districts, community colleges, and large churches across the nation. Energy Education is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for helping clients improve energy efficiency through better practices. This is the first time Energy Education has received ENERGY STAR recognition. Key accomplishments include:

         Helping almost 400 client buildings earn the ENERGY STAR and 12 school districts achieve Leaders recognition in 2008.

         Assisting more than 950 clients save over $1.6 billion in utility costs in 23 years, including more than $107 million in reported savings in 2008.

         Encouraging high performance by setting portfolio-wide energy savings goals of 20-30% sustained improvement for clients; clients typically meet these targets in less than 2 years.

         Requiring clients to hire an Energy Education Specialist to perform ongoing energy audits, verify and report results, and teach staff energy-saving practices. The company has trained more than 1,800 Specialists for this role.

         Providing media kits to clients that earn the ENERGY STAR or Leaders recognition to help them communicate their successes to employees and the community; in 2008, more than 350 newspaper and television news stories highlighted client successes.

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